Homemade Chili Powder from Scratch

If you have never had real, homemade chili powder from scratch you haven’t had chili powder. I am not talking about buying tired herb powders at the grocery store, either. I am talking about toasting a mixture of dried chiles and whole spices, then grinding them into a vibrant mixture that is so good you …

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Easy Shepherd’s Pie with Leftover Pot Roast

I don’t think there is a more family friendly comfort food than this easy Shepherd’s pie. Actually it’s a cottage pie because Shepherd’s pie is made with lamb and this is made with beef but you call it what you want. I call it really, really good! One thing I like to do is make a …

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Almost Classic Daiquiri Recipe (Because..Cranberry)

A classic Daiquiri cocktail is tangy and refreshing. It’s simple to make and once you know how you can create numerous variations from frozen peach daiquiris to Hemingway’s favorite grapefruit version. We have Cuba and the British Navy to thank for the development of this drink. You see, back when England and Spain were battling …

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Homemade Dog Food Recipes for Senior Dogs (Low Protein)

Homemade dog food recipes for senior dogs and those with medical issues aren’t as difficult to make as I thought they would be. If you use my tips it doesn’t even take that much time! Just a note – I am not a vet. This recipe was given to me by my vet to feed …

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Spicy Prune Bundt Cake Recipe

This spicy prune bundt cake recipe is an old fashioned favorite made healthy. Sweet, moist, and with a spicy kick this is one of those cakes you want to make again and again. If your family balks at the word prune just call it a plum spice cake. I don’t know about you but I get tired …

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Classic Tom Collins Cocktail

This classic Tom Collins cocktail is tangy and refreshing. If you’ve only had it made with the commercial mixers — well trust me, you’ve never really had this old time favorite. I missed last Saturday because I was sick in bed. I want to make Saturdays the day to post cocktail recipes because I realized …

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